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Fox River looking downstream

Green Infrastructure Implementation Project

Project Purpose

The City of Aurora - Green Infrastructure Implementation Project is designed to help improve water quality in the Fox River by:

Project Area Map

Project Description

The City of Aurora Green Infrastructure Implementation Project is located in the McCarty Burlington Neighborhood Planning Area on the near northeast side of the city.

  • Total project area – 620 acres, roughly 1 square mile.
  • Total project value - $517,000 (grant amount - $300,000).
  • Project costs are shared - 58% by the grant amount, 42% by the City of Aurora (expenses or in-kind services) up to the total project value.
  • Completion date – June 30, 2010.
  • Funded in part by a grant from the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency through Section 319(h) of the Federal Clean Water Act, via Illinois’ Non-point Source Pollution Management Program (IEPA FAA #3190604; Grant Number: C9995200-06).
  • Part of an agreement between the City of Aurora and the Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning (CMAP, Project #10-8674-20-09).

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